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Niger - land in crisis

Land in crisis
  • Land in crisis
  • Slim harvests
  • Bitter fruit
  • Child in need
  • Survival mechanism
  • Water-borne danger
  • Flood damage
  • Paradise lost
  • Preparing for the future

Land in crisis

Niger, currently at the bottom of the UN human development index, is still in crisis. Drought, crop failure, lack of rural employment opportunities, and unaffordable food prices have all triggered severe food shortages in thousands of vulnerable households, forcing people to leave their homes and sell their remaining livestock.

picture credit: S.Hauenstein Swan



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